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Shackling Wave

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Shackling Wave

0.5½ Activation time  10 Energy  

Revenant tango icon 20px.png Revenant (skill list)
Off hand sword
Weapon slot 4
Duelist's Preparation.png
Shackling Wave.png
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Slice through the air, sending a wave of energy from the Mists towards your foe.

 Damage.png Damage: 458 (1.25)?
 Immobile.png Immobilize (20.5½s): Unable to move.
 Vulnerability.png8 Vulnerability (5s): 8% Incoming Damage, 8% Incoming Condition Damage
 Number of targets.png Number of Targets: 3
 Range.png Range: 450

— In-game description [?]


  • This sequence skill is only available while channeling Duelist's Preparation if it does not block an attack. However, if it does block an attack, this skill is available for 5 seconds after blocking.

Version history[edit]

For a detailed skill history, see here.

Patch Changes
August 08, 2017 Path of Fire pre-patch:
  • Increased damage by 66%.
  • This attack now inflicts 8 stacks of vulnerability for 5 seconds.
  • The range has been increased from 300 to 450.
April 19, 2016
  • The immobilize duration has been increased from 2 seconds to 2.5 seconds.
  • This skill is now available naturally during the course of Duelist's Preparation.
  • Blocking an attack will extend the availability of the skill beyond the blocking duration.
October 23, 2015 Heart of Thorns release:
  • Shackling Wave has been added to the game.